5 hrs ago
Nuclear reactor reliability: Fast test proves viable
A speedy way to mimic the aging of materials inside nuclear reactors has matched all aspects of the damage sustained by a real reactor component for the first time.
14 hrs ago
Las Cruces Sun-News
Scientists urge rehiring of fired Los Alamos nuke lab worker
A group of scientists who work to limit the spread of nuclear weapons is urging the U.S. Energy Secretary to intervene on behalf of a fired worker at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
23 hrs ago
Woman sentenced in plot to steal US nuclear secrets
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/22-Aug-2014/woman-sentenced-in-plot-to-steal-us-nuclear-secrets For news details Read on : Woman sentenced in plot to steal US nuclear secrets ALBUQUERQUE, NM : A 71-year-old former contractor at Los Alamos National Laboratory has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Beaumont Enterprise
Texas regulators OK expanding nuclear waste site
In this June 6, 2013 file photo, crews from Waste Control Specialists load the first of two containers with low-level radioactive waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, into a reinforced 8-inch-thick concrete container at the 90-acre federal dump where it will remain forever, near Andrews, Texas.
The Daily Beast
Are Biosafety Labs Harmful or Helpful?By Center for Public Integrity
The rapidly growing number of U.S. biosafety labs-those that study potentially lethal pathogens-is causing concern.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Former Los Alamos lab worker sentenced in nuke secrets plot
A former Los Alamos National Laboratory contractor has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for conspiring with her physicist husband to sell nuclear secrets.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
[In Depth] Firing of Los Alamos researcher draws criticism
The Los Alamos National Laboratory has fired a political scientist after controversy arose over a paper he wrote that questions the dogma of nuclear deterrence.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Washington Post
Why small towns want nuclear waste dumps
Crews from Waste Control Specialists load the first of two containers with low-level radioactive waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico into a reinforced 8-inch-thick concrete container at the 90-acre federal dump near Andrews, Tex., in 2013.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Energy Secretary Vows to Get NM Nuke Dump Working
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is vowing to get southeastern New Mexico's troubled nuclear waste dump back in operation as soon as possible after a mysterious radiation leak that indefinitely shuttered the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in February.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
TROL Act could spell big trouble for some in NM
Some patent lawyers fear changes to the law could have a negative effect on Sandia National Laboratories and other research institutions.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Investigators from Los Alamos National Laboratory Target...
The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from , "Ion beam irradiation is used to study the property changes due to displacement damage.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Hey, Obama: Remember Pearl Harbor?
Later he would go on to become director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory as well as a state senator for New Mexico.
Scientists Uncover Combustion Mechanism To...
Image Caption: Wildfire fuel being burned in the fire laboratory as the aerosols from the top are being sucked into inlets and sampled at the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory in Missoula, Montana by Los Alamos and Carnegie Mellon University scientists.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
United States scientist sacked for opposition to nuclear weapons
The Los Alamos National Laboratory fired James E. Doyle, a respected nuclear security expert, in early July after more than a year of persecution stemming from a scholarly article he had published calling for nuclear disarmament, according to an account published Thursday by the Center for Public Integrity .
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Scientists uncover combustion mechanism to better predict warming by wildfires
This image shows wildfire fuel being burned in the fire laboratory as the aerosols from the top are being sucked into inlets and sampled at the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory... Scientists have uncovered key attributes of so-called "brown carbon" from wildfires, airborne atmospheric particles that may have influenced current climate models that ... (more)
R & D
"SuperCam" instrument adds capabilities to successful ChemCam
NASA announced today that laser technology originally developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory has been selected for its new Mars mission in 2020.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
U.S. nuclear deal with Russia fails as tensions rise
The growing confrontation between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine has derailed a recent accord that promised one of the most expansive collaborations ever between the countries' nuclear scientists, including reciprocal visits to atomic sites to work on projects ranging from energy to planetary defense.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Lab worker says he was fired for anti-nuke paper
A former member of Los Alamos National Laboratory's non-proliferation team says he was fired after writing an article for a nonprofit web site in support of abolishing nuclear weapons.
'Hiroshima' Los Alamos protest planned
Peace activists say they will hold another protest against nuclear weapons in Los Alamos near the anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Los Alamos laser selected for 2020 Mars mission
This is an artist's rendering of the SuperCam instrument aboard the next generation Mars rover scheduled to visit the Red Planet in 2020.